Activity Alliance has released its latest engagement fact sheet: supporting disabled people from low-income households to be active. It is the latest in a collection of resources that aim to enable partners to be more effective in supporting disabled people to be active.
Research from Sport England shows that disabled people from lower socioeconomic groups are much more likely to be physically inactive than disabled people from higher socioeconomic groups (43% vs 29%).
This new fact sheet provides insight on how deprivation affects some disabled people’s lives. It explores the relationship between poverty and disability and, how both the causes and consequences of deprivation can impact a person’s desire, choice and opportunity to be active. For example:
The fact sheet covers the following topics: